Janet Rosenberg graduated from York University with a Bachelor of Arts degree in 1973 and obtained her L.A.T designation from Ryerson Polytechnic Institute in 1976. She was accepted a member of OALA and CSLA in 1982, and is an accredited member of the American Society of Landscape Architects and the International Federation of Landscape Architects.
Janet is founder and principal of Janet Rosenberg & Studio Inc. (1983). Her distinguished and illustrious public realm designs include HTO Park along Toronto’s waterfront, the historic Rock Garden at the Royal Botanical Gardens (RBG), the Campus Master Plan for the University of Manitoba, and the Redevelopment of Nepean Point in Ottawa. Her work also includes exceptional private residential landscapes, mixed-use developments, and green roofs.
Janet’s work with various organizations and design panels has imprinted a design aesthetic and passion for landscape architecture in communities across North America. As an engaged team leader in the Studio and academic community, Janet also fosters and mentors talent. She shares her knowledge and experience at conferences and universities, and with frequent participation on jury panels. Notably in this regard, she was made a member of the Stewardship Council for The Cultural Landscape Foundation (TCLF) based in Washington, DC. Apart from the numerous awards received by her firm, Janet has been personally honoured with various awards commending her passionate commitment to her profession and her community. These include the Governor General's Award, the Toronto Life Visual Arts Award for Women Who Make A Difference', and the prestigious Arts Toronto Award in the Architecture and Design category.